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Asmara vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 711 km or 442 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 194.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 193.8° or SSW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 399.6 mm (15.7 in) more which is equivalent to 399.6 l/m (9.81 US gal/ft) or 3,996,000 l/ha (427,199 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° higher in Asmara than in Taif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Asmara relative to Taif. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Taif vs Asmara.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -2 (0) 0 (0) +33 (+1) +11 (+0) +33 (+1) +171 (+7) +150 (+6) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) -1 (0) -4 (0) +400 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 23' -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.1 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 -3.5 -6.2 -3.6 +6.1 +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +6.2   +3.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -4 +1 +6 +12 +25 +50 +52 +31 +24 +11 +3   +17.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -2.9 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -2.8 (-5) +1.2 (+2) +4.9 (+9) +4.7 (+8) +0.5 (+1) -0.1 (0) -1.6 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -0.5 (-1)

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